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  • Marine Ecosystems: Ecology & ManagementECOL30007

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The oceans cover 71% of the earth’s surface and are vital to the well being of humans in many ways. This subject covers our current understanding of the biology of marine organisms and how marine scientists assess environmental impacts, manage exploited species and conserve biodiversity.

  • Designing EnvironmentsENVS10004

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject provides an introduction to how people identify needs and wants and devise ways of satisfying them through built or engineered manipulation of the environment. Students will consider the antecedents, processes, actors and consequences of designing constructed and engineered environme...

  • UB: Global Environmental IssuesENVS20002


    This module examines the conflict between increasing use of natural resources, growing environmental degradation and population increase. It considers the difficulty in distinguishing human impacts from natural environmental changes, and examines a number of specific environmental issues relating...

  • Reshaping EnvironmentsENVS10002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject explores how environments shape us and we humans reshape the environment. It examines human attitudes to, impacts on and interactions with the environments in which we live by considering ‘natural', transformed and built environments as sites of production and consumption, imagining ...

  • Natural EnvironmentsENVS10001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The subject introduces students to the elements of natural systems that underpin Agricultural production and Natural Resource Management. A critical understanding of these elements and systems is fundamental for the sustainable management of our natural resources. The subject will demonstrate how...

  • Ecosystem & Forest Science Research Pt1NRMT40012

    Offered:March, JulyYear:2019

    This subject develops a student’s ability to design and undertake a research project in the fields of ecosystem science, landscape management or forest science and their related social sciences and to report on this in written and verbal form. The project is completed under supervision of an acad...

  • Ecosystem & Forest Science Research Pt2NRMT40016

    Offered:January, JulyYear:2019

    This subject develops a student’s ability to design and undertake a research project in the fields of ecosystem science, landscape management or forest science and their related social sciences and to report on this in written and verbal form. The project is completed under supervision of an acad...

  • Plant ProtectionNRMT20016

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject examines three key factors that impact on the health of plants: pests (insects and mites), weeds and pathogens. Students will learn how to identify common pest, disease and weed species and understand how to manage and control them, using biological principles and various control met...

  • Solar EnergyENEN90033

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    AIMSThis subject provides the application of principles of solar energy engineering. A number of solar technologies and applications methods are investigated.This subject uses a project based learning where students work in teams to design a solar system for a particular application considering e...

  • Water and Waste Water ManagementENEN90029

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    AIMSIn this subject students will learn about the fundamentals of water quality and the associated standards for use as potable water, recycled water or discharge into the environment in a sustainable manner. The subject will include the identification of risks and measures to control those risks...

  • Energy Efficiency TechnologyENEN90011

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    AIMSThis subject explores the scope and methods for improving energy efficiency across a range of sectors. Improving energy efficiency is one of the key responses to increasingly scarce natural resources and problems caused by pollutants arising from energy production and use. A range of energy s...

  • Groundwater HydrologyENEN90030

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    AIMS This subject covers theoretical and practical aspects of groundwater flow, and groundwater contaminant transport. The subject includes the field methods to characterise aquifers, the modelling of groundwater flow, and transport of, pollutants through porous media and reactions. The subject ...

  • Biosecurity: Managing Invasive SpeciesNRMT90002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Invasions are natural ecological phenomena. Dispersing individuals encounter suitable habitat, establish, spread and evolve. In this way, species have radiated outwards from their origins, colonised distant offshore islands, and species have spread in response to changes in climate. Human-induce...

  • Environmental Eng Systems CapstoneENEN30001

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    AIMS This capstone subject involves an investigation and problem-solving project which will require students to apply a broad knowledge to realistic problems typical of what would be expected with employment in the environmental engineering industry. The subject revolves around the engineering e...

  • Monitoring Environmental ImpactsENEN90028

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    AIMSThe subject has a strong practical component with a five-day field camp during the week before the mid-semester break involving student-led environmental monitoring. There is also a semester long project to design and implement an environmental monitoring program supported by weekly practice ...

  • Sustainable BuildingsENEN90014


    AIMSThis subject provides a multi-disciplinary overview of the design of sustainable buildings and considers the design from an architectural, services engineering, facade engineering, environmental engineering and structural engineering, tenants and owners perspective. A number of industry based...

  • Quantitative Environmental ModellingENEN90031

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    AIMSEnvironmental problems are highly complex and challenging to analyse and are often addressed through modelling. Being skilled at environmental modelling is a core professional requirement for an Environmental Engineer. This subject focuses on environmental modelling methodology including the ...

  • Farm Trees & AgroforestryFRST90033

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject covers the principles and practices of integrating trees into the rural agricultural landscape for both conservation and profit. The farming community require trees and shrubs for shade and shelter, soil conservation, salinity control and aesthetics. Farmers can also produce commerci...

  • Ecological RestorationFRST90034


    Ecological Restoration examines the principles and practices needed to restore terrestrial ecosystems in a range of modified landscapes from settled to agricultural to forested. Its focus is ecological, although consideration is also given to socio-economic factors that influence restoration prog...

  • Atmospheric Processes and CompositionATOC30008

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject presents a comprehensive view of the processes that are responsible for the structure, composition and properties of the atmosphere. It will focus on local and regional scales, covering aerosol and cloud processes such as formation, precipitation and lightning. It will address how th...